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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale | Guinness Ltd.

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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish AleSmithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Mebuzzard on 04-01-2006

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#42,356
Reviews:
807
Ratings:
2,769
pDev:
14.78%
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a very deep, almost blacked out brown with about 2 fingers worth of head that dissipates down to a nice pillow of foam across the top that clings all the way down.

S: Nice roasted malt aromas with some scents of nuts coming thru and a very mild aroma of deep dark roasted coffee or espresso. Not sharp on the nose but its def noticeable.

T: Some good roasted malt flavorings with the nuttyness aromas coming thru. Light smokeyness here as well. Bottle here tastes different then the drafts ive had before and I have to say I remember those being a bit more enjoyable.

M: Light carbonation works with the roasted malt flavorings, everything is clean and crisp with a very minimal dryness.

O: This is usually my favorite go-to brew around St Pattys Day although im used to having it in draft. This bottle tastes a bit different then im used to and although its not unenjoyable, i def have to say im gonna stick with the drafts. Gave higher then normal scores because of it.

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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 2,769 ratings
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